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Automation Technician

Posted on: March 1, 2023
Automation Technician

Website Agropur

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Job Summary:

The Automation Technician uses knowledge of electronics, mechanics and computers to troubleshoot and repair instrumentation and computer-controlled systems. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Monitor Automated Systems using a computer.

·         Troubleshoot the automation system using various PLC programs.

·         Monitor and troubleshoot HMI Systems, making adjustments or modifications as needed.

·         Perform checks and calibration of plant floor equipment.

·         Perform scheduled maintenance work.

·         Perform Completion of Documentation for scheduled maintenance work.

·         Perform work orders assigned by the Planners.

·         Perform daily preventive maintenance of electrical circuits.

·         Install new electrical circuits.

·         Help plant production personnel troubleshoot production problems.

·         Maintain the Controls system.

·         Oversee the everyday automation activities of the manufacturing plant. 

·         Install and test systems.

·         Make program changes as needed to help the production areas run more efficiently. 

·         Resolve and repair all system faults and anomalies. 

·         Calibrate instruments throughout the plant.

·         Understand and comply with all Quality Assurance policies, and immediately report any potential food safety issues to management.

·         Maintain, inspect and modify automation equipment, technologies and processes.

·         Provide technical assistance for automation problems to operators and managers.

·         Make adjustments or modifications to existing PLC Programs.

·         Help plant production personnel troubleshoot production problems. 

·         Conduct work in a safe manner and abide by all company safety policies.

·         Bend and install electrical conduit following all appropriate local and national codes.

·         Troubleshoot electrical circuits, motors and equipment controls.   

·         Perform all functions that consist of Maximo (Computerized Maintenance Program).

·         Perform basic mechanical duties in the plant as needed.

·         Help troubleshoot and maintain the plant.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

·         This position uses electrical measuring equipment i.e. Fluke Multimeter, Process Meter, & Hart Calibration Equipment.

·         Understand and adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices.

·         Safety Protocol

o   Stop any observed unsafe acts and obey facility safety rules and procedures.

o   Correct or report any observed safety hazards.

o   Support safety policies and programs.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

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